JENNERSTOWN — BROUGHER – Edward Elmer “Bud,” 87, Jennerstown, died Oct. 29, 2012, at Somerset Hospital. Born Nov. 12, 1924, in Coal Junction, Jenner Township, son of the late Clark J. and Mary (Benbenik) Brougher. Also preceded in death by son, Edward C. Brougher; daughter, Valerie Murray; and sisters, Edna Brougher, Betty Tressler and Dorothy Turney. Survived by wife, Jacqueline (Winters) Brougher, to whom he was married for 62 wonderful years; daughter, Betty Sue Johnston, married to William Johnston, Berlin; grandchildren, Jeffrey Murray, married to Megan, Downingtown; Kristine Mihalik, married to Mike, Easton; Kathryn Murray, Mechanicsburg; and Thomas Johnston, and fiancee, Morgan, Johnstown; great-grandchildren, Reece and Hayden Murray and Sydney Mihalik; and sister, Marie Beistel, Somerset. He graduated from Somerset High School, Class of 1943. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific. He was employed by Saxman Coal & Coke for 13 years, and retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., Gautier Division, as an electrician. Member of Laurel Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jennerstown, and a former member of church council. Former Jennerstown Borough councilman. A 50-year member of Somerset Masonic Lodge 358 F&AM. Former member of Harrisburg Consistory, and a member of Altoona Jaffa Shrine and Somerset County Shrine Club. Past president of Somerset Temple Association, and a member of the Sunshine Club, fondly remembered as “Spud Bud.” Member of William E. Gelston Chapter 435 OES, Greensburg, and Cold Spring Hunting Camp. He was an avid golfer at Oakbrook Golf Course. He loved his time hunting, fishing and with his family. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, Somerset, where OES service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday and funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, with the Rev. Terri Bowman officiating. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Shriner’s Hospital, c/o Jaffa Shrine, P.O. Box 1984, Altoona, Pa. 16603. Condolences may be made at www.halversonfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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